Small Audiophile Loudspeakers

Enjoy reviews of smaller format audiophile speakers ranging from bookshelf speakers to powered speakers to wireless speakers and more…

Small Audiophile Loudspeakers

Monoprice Monolith B5 bookshelf speakers reviewed

Monoprice Monolith Audition B5 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Monoprice has become known for their exceptionally high-value products, often sourced from China. But while the affordability has long been the draw for many shoppers, Monoprice also has a higher-performance lined of amplifiers and speakers and headphones and so forth… Read More »



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ELAC DBR62 audiophile bookshelf speakers reviewed

ELAC Debut Reference DBR62 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

When it comes to audio equipment, the name ELAC has become synonymous with excellence and innovation. With a rich history dating back to 1926, ELAC has consistently pushed the boundaries of audio engineering, delivering top-notch components that captivate audiophiles worldwide. A key… Read More »


Mobile Fidelity SourePoint8 Audiophile Loudspeakers reviewed

Mobile Fidelity SourcePoint 8  Loudspeaker Review

By now, unless you’ve been in a cave for the past six months, you’ve very likely read about Mobile Fidelity’s SourcePoint 10 loudspeaker ($3,999 MSRP). It is, by all accounts, a kick-ass plus-sized-bookshelf loudspeaker. But its size has implications. While suitable for… Read More »


Orb Audio Mod 2 Audiophile speakers reviewed

Orb Audio Mod2 Speaker Review

For as long as I can remember, the audiophile world has been awash with uninspired, shoebox-like speakers with IKEA-grade finishes, especially for those on a budget. Orb Audio, a self-described affordable luxury speaker brand, set out to change the notion that… Read More »


SVS Prime Wireless Pro speakers

SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speakers Reviewed

The SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speakers (buy at Amazon) come packed with as much thoughtful, audiophile-grade technology as you could possibly ask for from a $899/pair of active bookshelf speakers. Dressed in either gloss black or gloss white (my review samples… Read More »


Polk Audio Reserve R200AE Speakers Reviewed

Polk Audio Reserve 200 Anniversary Edition Reviewed 

Circa 1994, I fondly remember hearing Polk Audio loudspeakers in a long-gone Circuit City store as a burgeoning audiophile who dreamt of having the $400 in my pocket needed to actually own a pair. Jump forward to today and Polk… Read More »


PSB Passif 50 audiophile loudspeakers reviewed

PSB Passif 50 Stand Mount Loudspeaker Reviewed

PSB was founded in 1972 by Paul Barton, a designer who believed speakers should sound natural without adding or subtracting anything from the original recording, which the company refers to as the True to Nature design philosophy. Equally important for the… Read More »


Naim Audio Mu-So audiophile speaker system reviewed

Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wireless Music System Reviewed

The Naim Audio Mu-so all-in-one speaker/music system (buy from Amazon) is one of the biggest beneficiaries of the merger between electronics firm Naim Audio and French speaker juggernaut Focal. The second generation of the Naim Mu-so is a very slick… Read More »


ATC SCM7 v.3 Loudspeakers reviewed

ATC SCM7 v.3 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Most of us have probably listened to music through two-way bookshelf-sized loudspeakers at some point or another. What exactly is a two-way bookshelf loudspeaker? It is a loudspeaker that has two drivers: a small driver called a tweeter that handles… Read More »


Focal Chora 806 speakers reviewed

Focal Chora 806 Loudspeakers Reviewed

It wasn’t long ago that a five-liter V8 engine generated 225 horsepower. Today, technology allows 260 horsepower from a much smaller four-cylinder engine – and the fuel economy is far superior. Well-designed bookshelf loudspeakers from a reputable manufacturer like Focal… Read More »


Orb Audio Booster 1 Reviewed

Orb Audio Booster 1 Speaker System Reviewed

The practice of only listening to music while parked in front of a big stereo system with massive speakers is a bit antiquated these days. Music is often enjoyed via headphones, all sizes and shapes of Bluetooth speakers, laptop speakers,… Read More »


Sound Artist LS 35/A Speakers Reviewed

SoundArtist LS3/5A Loudspeaker Reviewed

The SoundArtist LS3/5A loudspeaker is a modern version of a classic speaker design that has been available in one form or another since 1975, when the BBC developed it and licensed the speaker’s manufacture to several British audio companies. Today, there are… Read More »


Nakymatone ECHT Invisible Speakers

Nakymatone ECHT Invisible Loudspeakers Reviewed

If I were to invite you to my home to hear my main audio system, you wouldn’t see any audio gear. My electronics are professionally installed in Middle Atlantic equipment racks that are stashed away in a mechanical closet. I’ve… Read More »


Cabasse The Pearl Keshi Speakers Reviewed by Jerry Del Colliano

Cabasse The Pearl Keshi Speaker System Reviewed

Cabasse, a French Audiophile speaker company, is out with a very slick, all-in-one audiophile system called The Pearl Keshi. For $3,000, you get a complete audio system, including two small round speakers that fit nicely on a desktop or practically… Read More »